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La Passion et la mort de Jeanne d’Arc
(The Passion and Death of Joan of Arc)
Also known as [The Passion of Jeanne d’Arc], [The Passion of Joan of Arc], [The Immortal Saint] : {La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc}
(1928) French
B&W : Feature film
Directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer

Cast: Maria Falconetti [Jeanne d’Arc], Eugène Sylvain [Pierre Cauchon], André Berley [Jean d’Estivet], Maurice Schutz [Nicolas Loyseleur], Antonin Artaud [Jean Massieu], Michel Simon [Jean Lemaître], Jean d’Yd [Guillaume Erard], Ravel [Jean Beaupère], André Lurville [judge], Jacques Arnna [judge], Alexandre Mihalesco [judge], Léon Larive [judge], Robert Narlay, Henri Maillard, Jean Ayme, Henri Gaultier, Paul Jorge, Jean Hemm

La Société générale de Films production. / Scenario by Joseph Delteil and Carl Theodor Dreyer, from the adaptation by Carl Theodor Dreyer of the book by Joseph Delteil. Historial advisor, Pierre Champion. Production design by Jean Victor Hugo and Hermann Warm. Costume design by Valentine Hugo. Assistant directors, Paul LaCour and Ralf Holm. Cinematography by Rudolph Maté. / Premiered 21 April 1928 in Copenhagen, Denmark. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / This was Falconetti’s only film. Originally released at 110 minutes, the film was later cut to 86 minutes. An original Danish language version of the film was rediscovered in an mental institution in Oslo, Norway in 1981. [?] Falconetti has been listed with the first names Renée, Maria and Melle. / Silent film.

Drama: Historical.

Survival status: Print exists [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: France - Religion

Listing updated: 8 December 2009.

References: Film viewing : Bardèche-History pp. 265-266; Barnard-Argentine pp. 128, 129; Bohn-Light pp. xxv, 159, 168-169, 283, 284; Card-Seductive p. 22; Everson-American p. 336; Kael-Kiss pp. 325, 329; Leish-Cinema pp. 35, 37; Limbacher-Feature pp. 119, 185; Shipman-Cinema p. 105; Sinyard-Silent pp. 8, 158; Sklar-Movie p. 87; Skretvedt-LaurelHardy p. 317.

Home video: DVD.

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